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Great Arch Tucked Away From View

It's just a short walk from the small parking area to a narrow-ish opening between some giant red... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert R
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Scottsdale, Arizona
cute.

Arches is a truly amazing, "bucket-list" place, almost too may magnificent arches to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DMillhoff
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Los Angeles, California
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Arch formation at the end of an easy hiking trail.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's just a short walk from the small parking area to a narrow-ish opening between some giant red rocks. Maybe 100 yards up a say trail from that secret entrance the rocks open up a little to make way for an unexpected arch. It's a...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This arch I think is the worst one in the park. Half of the trail is thick sand so you will cover ground at half the speed. The trail can be a wind tunnel and if it is you will be sand blasted really bad....More

Thank ThreeWiseMen1998
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arches is a truly amazing, "bucket-list" place, almost too may magnificent arches to count. Sandstone arch is very different. Easily accessible, and carefully hidden, this and Uranium Arch are interesting because they're on a MUCH smaller, human scale.

Thank DMillhoff
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This was our second visit to Sand Dune Arch and both times I thought I could have been on a set from Star Trek.The trail is very short and very easy There were not many people here when we visited, maybe because it is not...More

1  Thank Jim R
Reviewed June 2, 2018

A short walk from the parking lot, this was one of the most amazing sites in the park. After seeing narrow entrance to rock formation we did not know what to expect. Absolutely stunning inside. The arch amazing. Hard to believe that it could be...More

Thank rlav48
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I loved this arch, and so did my son. The trail was arguably the most fun of any we took, but that could also be because it was late in the day, our legs and feet were quite tired, and it was a joy to...More

3  Thank Cherry_Wonderdog
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Well worth stopping by to view. Not too far of a hike to view it. Definitely recommend seeing it at least once!

Thank Tita T
Reviewed May 12, 2018

This one seems to pop up without notice and it is quite different from some of the better known arches.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Sand Dune Arch is 0.3 mi/0.5 km roundtrip from the Arches Scenic Dr. The trail is rated easy with a sandy terrain and should take 15-30 min. There is a large parking lot at the trailhead as well as a pullout (8 cars) on the...More

Thank pingaroo
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

It is quite close to the parking area, and only requires a short walk on sand to see the arch. The arch itself is like many arches in the park, but the setting is a bit different. Worth the effort.

Thank Prat97xxx
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